Russell Denis Earle

Russell Denis Earle


October 24, 1945 – May 5, 2012

It is with great sadness

that we announce the

passing of Russell Denis Earle after a valiant 2 1/2 year battle with cancer at the age of 66.  Russ was born and raised in Vancouver where he lived most of his life, proudly working 37 years as a boilermaker-welder

with Lodge 359. 

Russ retired to the

Okanagan 11 years ago

and thoroughly enjoyed his retirement with travelling, dancing, socializing with many friends and spending time with his family of which he was so proud. Russ is

survived by brother Bob (Lois) Earle of Nanaimo, son Chris (Alissa) Earle, daughter Lisa (Mike) Schell, their mother

Laurel Kelly, grandchildren Payton, Brooklyn, Kierstin and Oliver and companion Barb Shave.  The family would

like to thank the staff of the Cancer Centre of the Southern Interior, especially Dr. H. Docherty for his wisdom and

compassion and also to the staff at the Central Okanagan Hospice House for their wonderful care of dad over the

past four weeks.  A memorial service will be held on

Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association,

104 – 1456 St. Paul Street,

Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6.


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